Rory Albanese will depart as executive producer and showrunner for Comedy Central's The Daily Show. His last day will be Thursday.
Albanese is leaving the longrunning late-night talker for a development deal with Warner Bros. TV. Albanese, whose also a stand up comedian, joined The Daily Show in 1999.
The news was first reported by Deadline, which also said that the show will likely promote someone from within its ranks.